About Compassion International

About Us Releasing Children From Poverty
in Jesus' Name

"Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done."
- Proverbs 19:17

Our Finances

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Outstanding stewardship is more than a priority at Compassion. It’s a passion and deeply held value.

Our Mission

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We are a "Great Commandment" and "Great Commission" ministry working for long-term impact.

Our History

reverend everett swanson holding a korean war orphan

One man’s compassion for South Korean war orphans in 1952 has grown into a worldwide ministry.

Our Photography

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Our photography shows the dignity of the poor despite the oppression poverty inflicts.

Our Principles

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We aspire to be more like our Savior, Jesus Christ, in who we are and what we do.

Our Blue Corner

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Our blue corner communicates our brand unhindered by language or cultural barriers.